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Tithes Payable by Hollywood Folk from 1833

 

 

 

Full title: Townlands in Hollywood (Wicklow)

Creator / Author: Genealogical Society of Utah in partnership with The National Archives of Ireland

Item Type: Website / Publicly Accessible

Homepage URL: http://titheapplotmentbooks.nationalarchives.ie/search/tab/home.jsp

When Viewed: Contents described are those showing when viewed in November 2014.

Publisher / Place of Publication: National Archives of Ireland / Bishop Street, Dublin 8.

About: Tithe Applotment Books were compiled between 1823 and 1837 in an attempt to determine how much the holders of agricultural land over 1 acre should pay in taxes or tithes to the established Church of Ireland. These books list the name of the head of each relevant household outside of urban areas. A Tithe Applotment book was compiled for each Church of Ireland parish. Some of the transcribed names of people and places are not 100% accurate, but the original entries may be viewed for clarification.

Contents:  Athgreany – Ballintober – Ballysize – Blakestown – Britonstown — Broughills Hill – Corragh – Dragoonhill – Drumreagh – Dunboyke – Granamore – Harristown – Hollywood — Hollywood Demesne – Johnstown — Kiernans Hill — Killerk or Athgarvan – Knocknaboley – Knocknadroose – Knockroe — Lockstown Lower — Lockstown Upper – Lugglass – Mullycagh – Newtown – Oakwood – Coonmore – Rathattin – Scalp – Slievecorragh – Toor – Walterstown – Woodenboley.

Extra #1: Browse the Tithe Applotment Book(s) for Hollywood Parish

Hat-Tip: To the Genealogical Society of Utah and The National Archives of Ireland who have arranged for the digitisation of these records and their free accessibility online.

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Households in Hollywood Parish in middle of 19th century

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Full title: Parish of Hollywood

Creator / Author: Richard Griffith

Item Type / Page count: Book Chapter / eDoc / 11p

When Published: 1854

Publisher / Place of Publication: Alexander Thom and Sons for Her Majesty’s Stationary Office / 87 Abbey Street, Dublin.

Parent Publication [book]: County of Wicklow: valuation of the several tenements comprising that portion of the Union of Baltinglass situate in the county above named / Richard Griffith, General Valuation Office / 106pp

About: The property tax system of 1850’s Ireland. It was the first major attempt at valuing property. This section lists householders in the Parish of Hollywood, part of the area covered by the Poor Law Union of Baltinglass in West Wicklow. The remainder of the Parish of Hollywood was within the area covered by the Poor Law Union of Naas.

ID number(s): None

Contents: Athgarvan — Athgreany — Ballintober — Ballysize — Bannagroe — Broughills Hill — Conlans Hill — Coonmore — Corragh — Dragoonhill — Drumreagh — Dunboyke — Glebe — Granamore — Harristown — Hollywood Demesne — Hollywood Lower — Hollywood Upper — Johnstown — Kiernans Hill — Killerk — Knocknaboley — Knocknadroose — Knocknastreile — Knockroe — Lockstown Lower — Lockstown Upper — Lugglass Upper — Lugglass Lower — Mullycagh Lower — Mullycagh Upper — Newtown — Oakwood — Rathattin — Scalp — Slievecorragh — Toor — Walterstown — Woodenboley.

Extra #1: Read the entries for  GV Hollywood Parish within Baltinglass Union (pdf file).

Extra #2: Search Griffiths Valuation and link to contemporary maps at AskAboutIreland.ie

Extra #3: Check Libraries Ireland for this publication.

Extra #4: Check OCLC WorldCat.org for this publication in libraries worldwide

Extra #5: Link to the blog post for the part of GV Hollywood Parish within Naas Union

Census of Hollywood

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 Full title: Townlands / Streets in Hollywood (Wicklow)

Creator / Author: National Archives of Ireland

Item Type: Website / Publicly Accessible

Homepage  URL: http://www.census.nationalarchives.ie/

When Viewed: Contents correct as of April 2013.

Publisher / Place of Publication: National Archives of Ireland / Bishop Street, Dublin 8.

About: The Census returns for the Hollywood District Electoral Division arranged alphabetically by townland. The 1901 census was taken on 31st March 1901. The 1911 census was taken on 2nd April 1911.

Contents: Athgreany — Ballintober — Ballysize — Bannagroe — Broughills Hills — Conlans Hill — Dragonhill — Drumreagh — Dunboyke — Glebe — Harristown — Hollywood — Johnstown — Knocknastreile — Knockroe — Mullycagh — Newtown — Rathattin — Scalp — Slievecorragh — Toor — Walterstown — Woodenboley

Extra #1: Browse the 1901 Census for Hollywood DED

Extra #2: Browse the 1911 Census for Hollywood DED

Ancient Landscape of Dunlavin / Donard

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Creator / Author: Patrick T. Walshe

Item Type / Page count: Journal Article / 29p

Journal Information: Journal of the Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland, Seventh Series, Vol. 1, No. 2, pp. 113-141

When Published: December 1931

Publisher / Place of Publication: R.S.A.I / Merrion Square, Dublin

About: A  substantial article on the archaeological remains to be found in this area of West Wicklow. The author divides the article into headings such as: Some notes on the early history of the district; Ancient battle sites; Tumuli, raths and moats; Dolmens and stone circles; Standing stones, bullaun stones and other antiquities.

ID number(s): 0035-9106

Extra #1: includes photographs.

Extra #2: Check Libraries Ireland for this publication.

Extra #3: Check OCLC WorldCat.org for this publication in libraries worldwide.

Extra #4: Read this article online via JSTOR. [Personal registration / conditions apply]. Alternatively, your local public library may provide free online access to this article.

The Stones in the Field of the Sun

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Full title: Athgreany Stone Circle: the stones of time
Creator / Author: Helen O’Clery

Item Type / Page count: Book / 203p

When Published: 1990

Publisher / Place of Publication: A. H. Morrison / Box 75, Old Chelsea Station, New York, NY 10113-oo75.

About: A well-illustrated book which tries to make sense of the purpose for which Athgreany Stone Circle was created. Drawing on mythology and astronomy, it tries to connect the monument, also known as the Piper’s Stones, with the equinoxes and the major pagan Celtic feasts of Imbolc, Beltane, Lughnasa and Samhain. Parallels are drawn with Newgrange and the possibility of Athgreany being a working solar calendar. Even the name Athgreany hints at such, meaning field or place of the sun.

ID number(s): 096267601

Chapters: Acknowledgements — List of illustrations — Themselves — Long shadow — Athgreany stone calendar –Mayday “It’s all there”— Scientific superiority — Possibilities – Conviction — Athgreany New Year  — No problem — It might be  — Irish dilemmas and Maltese analemmas — “You are on to something” – Appendix 1: The Goddess as Macha — Appendix 2: Samhain customs — Appendix 3: Samhain dues — Appendix 4: Samhain terrors — The Goddess as Boand — Bibliography.

Extra #1: Contains illustrations and photographs.

Extra #2: Check Libraries Ireland for this publication.

Extra #3: Check OCLC WorldCat.org for this publication in libraries worldwide.

Extra #4: View the entry for ‘Athgreany’ in the Placenames Database of Ireland.

Visitor’s Guide to Historic Sites

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© The Publishers

Full title: A Guide to the Archaeology of County Wicklow

Creator / Author: Eoin Grogan and Tom Hillery

Item Type / Page count: Book / 59p

When Published: 1993

Publisher / Place of Publication: Wicklow County Tourism / County Buildings, Wicklow.

About: Wicklow has a wealth of archaeological sites and ancient monuments. This A4 size publication aims to interest the tourist in this aspect of our heritage. Many West Wicklow sites are included in this excellent and profusely illustrated introduction to the archaeology of Wicklow.

ID number(s): 0951975404

Chapters: The Neolithic: Passage tombs — Late Neolithic burial sites — Wedge tombs — The Early Bronze Age: Ceremonial circles — The Iron Age: hillforts — The Early Medieval Period: Ringforts — Glendalough — Bullauns, graveslabs and ogham stones — Early and later medieval churches — Viking and medieval towns — The Later Medieval Period: Monastic sites — Mottes, moated sites and castles — Anglo-Norman fortifications — Tower houses — Castles — Places of special interest — Archaeological trails — Suggested reading — Glossary — List of sites by townland — List of figures.

Extra #1: Contains plans of all the major sites, drawn by Sarah Cross

Extra #2: Check Libraries Ireland for this publication.

Extra #3: Check OCLC WorldCat.org for this publication in libraries worldwide.

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